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  • Suu Kyi to receive Oxford doctorate next month May 24, 2012

    London: Nearly 20 years after Oxford University awarded her an honorary doctorate in Civil Law, democracy icon and Myanmar opposition leader Aung Saan Suu Kyi will arrive in UK to receive it at a special ceremony on June 20, the university on Thursday said. Suu Kyi studied, married and lived in...
  • India congratulates Suu Kyi on poll win April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: With bypoll results in Myanmar indicating a landslide win for prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), India on Tuesday welcomed the successful conduct of the byelections and congratulated Suu Kyi for the victory. "We welcome the successful conduct of byelections in Myanmar on April...
  • It is the victory of the people: Aung San Suu Kyi April 3, 2012

    Yangon: It may be the start of a new era in Myanmar as prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party the National League for Democracy swept the elections. But will the Military Junta, give up power? A day after the historic elections, Suu Kyi who told her cheering fans that the...
  • US hails Myanmar election as step for democratic change April 3, 2012

    Washington: The United States on Monday hailed a strong showing by Aung San Suu Kyi's prodemocracy party in Myanmar's byelections, calling the vote an important step in the country's democratic transformation. "We hope it is an indication that the government of Burma intends to continue along the path of greater openness,...
  • Burma: Suu Kyi marks the beginning of democracy April 2, 2012

    Yangon: Myanmar's prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, NLD, has won 40 of the 45 seats it contested in the byelections on Sunday. It is a landslide and one that will mark the beginning of democracy. Declaring the victory of her party, Suu Kyi told her cheering fans that it...
  • The Last Word: What does Suu Kyi's victory mean for Burma? April 2, 2012

    The Myanmar Union Election Commission said Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy secured 40 of the 45 available legislative seats. ...
  • Suu Kyi's party sweeps Myanmar bypolls April 2, 2012

    Yangon: Aung San Suu Kyi's party won Myanmar's byelections in a landslide, the country's Election Commission said on Monday, a victory she hoped would mark the start of a new era after a historic vote that could prompt the West to ease sanctions. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) secured...
  • History has proved Suu Kyi right, says LSR friend April 2, 2012

    Malavika Karlekar is one of Aung San Suu Kyi's oldest friends in India, having known her from 1960 when they were both students at the Convent of Jesus and Mary. They went on to study BA (Hons) in Political Science at Lady Shri Ram College and then read PPE together...
  • Myanmar poll was free and fair: Suu Kyi's party April 2, 2012

    Yangon: Prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, the formerlybanned National League for Democracy (NLD) has claimed that the Nobel Peace Prize laureate has won by a huge margin. The NLD which had earlier alleged poll irregularities now says that the election has been relatively more free and fair than...
  • Myanmar: Suu Kyi's party claims landslide win April 2, 2012

    Yangon: She struggled for a free Myanmar for a quartercentury, much of it spent locked away under house arrest. Now, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate whose nonviolent campaign for democracy at home transformed her into a global icon is on the verge of ascending to public office for the first...
  • Myanmar polls: Suu Kyi's party claims victory in 12 seats April 1, 2012

    Suu Kyi's party the National League for Democracy has claimed that she has won by a huge margin from her own constituency. ...
  • Myanmar: Suu Kyi warns of irregularities in polls March 31, 2012

    Yangon: With 24 hours to go before the byelections in Myanmar begin all eyes are on prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi who is contesting for the first time in 20 years and is widely expected to make a comeback. At a rare press conference in Yangon, Aung San Suu...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi weighs Twitter vs Facebook November 16, 2010

    Nobel Prize winner and Myanmar's prodemocracy leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi in a statement said that the world should not forget more than 2000 people who're still being held as political prisoners . She has not yet decided whether to join Facebook or Twitter to connect with her supporters. ...
  • India signs $100 mn deal to connect with Myanmar October 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy and the ruling military regime in Myanmar are poised for talks. Be that as it may, India has gone ahead with a plan to sign a $100 million deal that will connect Mizoram and the Sittwe port in Myanmar. The junta has...